VTech Laser 50?

From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre_at_stockholm.ptloma.edu>
Date: Tue Jan 8 21:04:14 2002

> > > Does anybody know anything about this thing? The local thrift shop
> > > has one that they claim works (but they don't know how to work it), with
> > > everything but an AC power supply. It comes with a very broken box, or
> > > pieces of it, instruction manual and a Basic tutorial. The sticker on
> > > the back says 1985. The console itself is cosmetically perfect.
> >
> > Is this a little LCD computer? If so, basically, that's all there is to it.
> > I liken it to being an oversized Tandy Pocket Computer in approximate
> > power and programmability.
> Yep, that's basically it. It has BASIC built in and I believe it has a
> video out so you can hook it to a TV instead of having to rely on the
> little one-line, 40-col. LCD display.

The one I had had neither, something like 22-columns and no video out. I don't
know where it went (it basically decided to go to the great inventory dump
in the sky one day, and I can't seem to find where I put the 'corpse'). It
could have been a different model.

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